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Tibetan: རིན་པོ་ཆེ     Chinese: 仁波切

Rinpoche means “precious one” or “jewel”.In Tibetan Buddhism, it is a way of showing respect when addressing those recognized as reincarnated, respected, learned and/or an accomplished Lamas or teachers of the Dharma. It is also used as an honorific for abbots of monasteries.

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Synonyms/Additional Terms:
寧波車, 仁波車, 仁波切, རིན་པོ་ཆེ, Rimpoche
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